Annam

geographical name
An·​nam | \ a-ˈnam How to pronounce Annam (audio) , ə-; ˈa-ˌnam \

Definition of Annam

region and former kingdom in eastern Indochina (now central Vietnam); capital Hue area about 57,000 square miles (148,200 square kilometers)

Note: Annam was partitioned between North Vietnam and South Vietnam in 1954 and its last emperor was deposed in 1955.

— see also annamese sense 1

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“Annam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Annam. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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